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DGA Awards: Guilllermo del Toro is 2018 Directors Guild Winner

  The Directors Guild of America have given Guillermo del Toro their top prize, Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Feature Film, for his romance fantasy The Shape of Water. The film recently won the Producers Guild award and is cementing itself the Best Picture frontrunner just a month out from the Oscars. Only four movies have ever won DGA and PGA (not including …

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DGA nominees: Peele, Gerwig, McDonaugh, Nolan, del Toro

The Directors Guild of America (DGA) has announced the five nominees for the DGA Award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Feature Film for 2017. In a swift change from who the Hollywood Foreign Press Association nominated for the Golden Globes, this is not an all-male or all-white group of nominees. Greta Gerwig (Lady Bird) becomes only the 7th female nominee …

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Directors Guild Television and Documentary Nominations

The Directors Guild of America have announced the nominees for the 70th annual DGA Awards in the television, commercial and documentary categories. The awards will be handed out February 3 at the Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, with Judd Apatow hosting the ceremony and Don Mischer as awards chair. The feature film and first-time feature film nominees will be announced …

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Directors Guild of America (DGA) Sets Its 2017 Awards Timeline

The full timeline for next year’s Directors Guild of America nominations, voting and awards has been set with Television, Documentary and Commercial nominees being announced January 11, 2017 and Feature Film and First Time Feature Film nominations announced the next day, January 12. The voting period begins immediately after the nominations announcement and the awards dinner will be held February …

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Directors Guild of America (DGA) WINNERS – Iñárritu Makes History

  Alejandro G. Iñárritu made history tonight by becoming the only director in the Directors Guild’s 68 years to win back to back awards. He won last year for Birdman and won again tonight for The Revenant. We now have a completely topsy-turvy Oscar race with a different film each winning the top three guilds. The Big Short won PGA, …

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Build By Guild: How to Create a Best Picture Winner

  Now that the Oscar nominations are out and the guilds (as well as groups like the Golden Globes and BFCA have announced) are underway, the race is starting to take shape. Or, in the case of this season, taking a left turn and changing the race entirely. This weekend, The Big Short bested BFCA winner Spotlight, Golden Globe winner …

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Directors Guild of America (DGA) Nominees

The Directors Guild of America (DGA) nominees are: Adam McKay, The Big Short George Miller, Mad Max: Fury Road Ridley Scott, The Martian Alejandro G. Iñárritu, The Revenant Tom McCarthy, Spotlight This is Iñárritu’s third DGA nomination. He won for Birdman last year and was nominated for 2005’s Babel. He also won for a 2012 Procter and Gamble commercial. Scott has also been …

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Build By Guild: How to Create a Best Picture Nominee

  Anne Thompson often says (and I’m paraphrasing) that it takes support from all branches to really make a Best Picture nominee and I agree. While actors make up the majority of the voters in the Academy (1,138, to be exact), when a film has the support of the film editors, the cinematographers and the sound people to build those numbers …

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